Snehadhara Homestay, Alappuzha (Alleppey)

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Ranked 150 of 862 hotels in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

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Reviews (30)

7 Reviews | 3 Readers

Very Good

Posted 2 May, 2016

The overall experience of the hotel was very good. I had visited this hotel with my wife. The check in and checkout process was done on time. The behaviour of the staff’s was good in the hotel. The room allotted to me was neat and clean. All amenities were provided in the room. The hotel was value for money. The service was good in the hotel. The activity was not arranged by the hotel. I would recommend this hotel to upcoming travellers.

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2 Reviews | 3 Readers

Good stay and location was good

Posted 27 Jan, 2016

Hotel was close to railway station, temple and private bus stands. Staff were polite. We reached the hotel around 8: 30 and they managed to get us early check in. Our actual check in was at 12. Inside rooms were clean and well maintained. So it was quite pleasing to enter the room. I had stayed just one day so don't have much to say about the hotel. But yes overall a good hotel to stay.

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1 Review | 21 Readers

Best staff treatment but room was small

Posted 29 Aug, 2015

Service and staff treatment was best. We received very good treatment of massage. Mr. Salim has given us good information and guidance of sightseeing and back water trip. Food, breakfast lunch and dinner we enjoyed very much. Room was small but, we used it for slipping only.

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2 Reviews | 3090 Readers

Aiming to become the best homestay

Posted 13 May, 2015

We, a group of 10 family members set out for a trip to Guruvayur Temple and Alleppey during the first week of April '15. On a overall basis the trip was successful and enjoyable. With regard to our stay at Snehadhara Homestay, we have to conclude the same as a well fairly good one but for the few odd things. It is located in a strategic location and one would not find any difficulty to reach the place First of all we have to appreciate Mr. Saleem and his wife for their receptive and accommodating nature. They have wide variety of food and dishes for starters and main course including the specialities of Kerala. Surprisingly all items are made with home touch. On the amenities side we feel that Mr. Saleem has to concentrate more Cleanliness is another grey area which attracts criticisms from the guests. Bed linen & pillow covers are typical example for this. Other facilities, we can say, are fairly good. With regard to sightseeing tourists must have some fair knowledge of attraction in that area. Regarding Boat House they have to plan a bit more, because wide choices are available involving time to be spent in the Boat House, facilities available and the appearance of the Boat House

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1 Review | 35 Readers

It was delight to stay in this hotel

Posted 28 Aug, 2015

I had visited Alleppey in July with family members 10 adults and 2 children for a short vacation. On my previous visit a couple of years back, we had stayed at Snehadhara and had thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality of Mr. Saleem and his family who run the place. So we decided to go there again. And we were yet again delighted. The best thing about Snehadhara is the tasty food that they serve; if you tell them in advance what you want to eat, they will make it. You will never once be disappointed. In our group, four of the family members had come from Himachal. And their favorite item on the menu was dosa and chutney so much so that they would ask for it at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dosa, idiyappam, and aappam are commonly served with chutney, vegetable stew, egg roast, etc. There are good options for non-vegetarians as well, and we tried fish, which was fantastic. The only downside is that since they prepare the food fresh every time, your wait time is higher. The place is well-connected and accessible. The beach, boating area, marketplace and other places of interest are within a couple of kilometers. We were pleased to see that Snehadhara has added new facilities to their home-stay such as an outdoor cafe and new massage rooms. Their cottages are comfortable and gives you an earthy feel - It certainly was value for money. But beware of mosquitoes due to the abundant greenery around. Mr. Saleem helped us with a house boat for a day outing, which turned out to be memorable, and also recommended wholesale shops from where we could buy dry fruits and spices. Overall, we had a wonderful experience.

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2 Reviews | 2296 Readers

Worth the money spend

Posted 17 Jan, 2013

Worth for the money we spend. The food which served was awesome, made it based on our taste, and we all felt like staying at our home, they are always approachable on mobile and also helping us in finding the correct path for reaching the place. They are advisable too to us like a relatives, and very kind to us, even when the kids are roaming here and there, We have been treated like a guests, I will definately suggest people who wanted to go for a trip to Alleppey can approach snehadhara homestay and book the rooms in advance. I wish all the best to them and keep on your good service. Will see you again.

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5 Reviews | 2252 Readers

Meals and breakfast they offered us were just fab

Posted 2 Sep, 2013

The house is an ancient bungalow maintained nicely by Mr. Salim and his family con siting of his mother, wife and 2 daughters. Location is just a 2 min auto drive from the bus stand. All the meals and breakfast they offered us were just fabulous, cooked by the owners themselves. Laundry, room cleaning, other tips - everything was good. Their houseboat has an upper deck and has good food and service. Rates were cheaper than all the others in that grade. Overall a very good experience. Thank you.

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1 Review | 3 Readers

Reasonable tariff and had good stay

Posted 2 Feb, 2016

My stay at this hotel was good and the hotel was located in the city. The staffs at this hotel were friendly and I did not face any problem in check-in and check-out process. The appearance of the hotel was very good. The room allotted was normal and the amenities well-functioning. We ate food from the hotel and it was good in taste with reasonable tariff. They had organised for activities but we did not utilize it because we did not have time. The hotel was worthy and I had been with my family for relaxation purpose.

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Snehadhara Homestay is ranked #150 among the 862 hotels in Alappuzha (Alleppey) with an average rating of 5.1 out of 7. It is one of the 39, 2-star Homestays in Alappuzha (Alleppey). On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 22 photos and 30 text reviews and is rated top for its Destination, Front Office and Food & Drink.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 1,200 to Rs 1,400 per night. The hotel offer 35 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.

The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Group (40%) and Family (30%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 70% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 15% have rated the ambience as hypnotic.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Oct, Nov and Dec for the best experience.

Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Mullakkal Rajeshwari Temple (2 Kms), Pandavan Rock (3 Kms) and Alleppey Beach (3 Kms) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet.

Other amenities include Doctor On Call, Restaurant and Parking Facility. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.

If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.

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